Echo Dot Makes phone calls Alexa makes calls

Amazon Echo: Make A Call

For about a year, the Assistive staff has been writing blog series on the Amazon Echo.  The most recent featured blog was on “Ask My Buddy” application for Echo users.  By now, if we haven’t convinced individuals that the Amazon Echo is a powerful assistive technology (AT) device, one of their newer features will! Not too long ago, Amazon…
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The ASSISTIVE Possibilities Fund Gives A Lift!

One of the most natural things a person might want to do in life is to sit back and relax. However, if you live alone and cannot independently maneuver out of a comfy chair due to aging or a physical disability, this can be a difficult if not impossible activity.  Medicare may pay for the…
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Myron with his Screen reading Softwre

Possibilities For Myron!

  Thanks to the Possibilities Fund, Myron, a ND resident, is now learning to use a computer again after many years with his new screen reading software.  He is legally blind and needs this software in order to “see” his computer.  ASSISTIVE helped Myron learn what assistive technology was available to help him achieve his…
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Ales for Assistive Poster at the Fargo Brewing Company January 29, 2018 from 4-10pm, Ages 21 and older only

Raise A Glass And Help Raise Funds

Here is a chance to turn things you just might be doing anyway into a good deed that will improve the lives of others. Join Assistive for a good time and for a GREAT cause at the Fargo Brewing Company, ALES FOR ASSISTIVE on Monday, January 29 from 4-10 pm. For every pint of beer purchased $1 will…
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Forest:Stay Focused App-New tree planted

Stay Focused & Grow A Forest With This App!

Do you have trouble staying focused on a task because of your… “SQUIRREL!” …phone and all of its time-sucking apps?  Do you or your child have a diagnosed attention disorder and have trouble focusing due to the ever-present smartphone? If either of these scenarios is familiar, then the Forest: Stay Focused, Be Present app just might be a solution. How does…
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